DeVry Education Group Inc

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DV : NYSE : Services
$33.1 up 0.3 | 0.91%
Today's Range: 32.75 - 33.1
Avg. Daily Volume: 949900.0
01/20/17 - 10:22 AM ET

Financial Analysis


DEVRY EDUCATION GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. DEVRY EDUCATION GROUP INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.86 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.77% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)449.89441.41
EBITDA ($mil)58.8953.17
EBIT ($mil)38.1532.32
Net Income ($mil)25.155.47


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)198.55447.77
Total Assets ($mil)2324.362136.74
Total Debt ($mil)130.00.0
Equity ($mil)1601.681543.37


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin48.1748.94
EBITDA Margin13.0912.04
Operating Margin8.487.32
Sales Turnover0.80.88
Return on Assets0.715.84
Return on Equity1.037.73
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.951.63
Debt/Capital0.080.0
Interest Expense2.122.33
Interest Coverage18.0413.9


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)62.7363.57
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.390.08
Book value / share25.5324.28
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume901121.0609798.0

Valuation


HOLD. DEVRY EDUCATION GROUP INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 42.22 for the Diversified Consumer Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.49. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.30 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.69. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DV 132.60 Peers 42.22   DV 9.67 Peers 20.76

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

DV is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DV 11.80 Peers 28.61   DV NM Peers 1.69

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

DV's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
DV 1.30 Peers 5.69   DV -86.34 Peers 22.17

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, DV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DV 1.12 Peers 2.73   DV -1.98 Peers 8.58

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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